Ireland abortion death inquiry

Irish officials have removed three consultants from an inquiry into the death of a pregnant Indian woman in hospital. Praveen Halappanavar, whose wife Savita died after a miscarriage, had refused to co-operate unless the doctors were removed.

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Protesters demand changes to abortion law in Ireland

Thousands of people have taken part in a protest march in Dublin to call for changes to abortion law after a woman died after being refused an abortion.

Savita Halappanavar, 31, was 17 weeks pregnant when she died after suffering a miscarriage and septicaemia.

Protesters hold a vigil in Dublin after the death of Savita Halappanavar who was refused an abortion Credit: Press Assocation
A protester holds a candle and poster with Savita Halappanavar's face on it Credit: Press Assocation

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